Vaniqa One of the first things you will notice about your Puggle puppy is that his/her behaviors are not fully developed. Vaniqa This means that what he/she learns in the first few months in your care is critical to their overall development. Vaniqa Therefore, vaniqa you need to know how to encourage acceptable behavior so your puppy knows his/her place in your family. Vaniqa Encouragement is harnessed through training, vaniqa socialization, vaniqa and - believe it or not - exercise.
Vaniqa That’s right, vaniqa providing your dog with sufficient exercise actually helps you gain control over your pet, vaniqa and makes the teaching process all the more tolerable. Vaniqa It has been found that dogs that are not provided the ideal amount of exercise recommended for their breed are prone to destructive behaviors such as destroying property and digging. Vaniqa Dogs were not bred to be idle and will find other ways to release their energy if you don’t provide them with a positive outlet.
Vaniqa A Puggle puppy that has been allowed to release their energy on a regular basis will be easier to control, vaniqa and is more apt to listen and cooperate during training, vaniqa as they won’t have any pent up energy making them feel anxious, vaniqa frustrated and distracted.
Vaniqa Although exercising your dog is good for his/her health, vaniqa helps improve training, vaniqa and makes for an all around happy dog, vaniqa many owners find it difficult to find the time to provide the dog with the exercise they need. Vaniqa Busy and irregular work schedules, vaniqa fatigue, vaniqa and space limitations can create problems. Vaniqa However, vaniqa these obstacles can and need to be overcome if you want a happy dog with a first class behavior.
Vaniqa The following are some helpful tips you can apply to ensure your Puggle puppy is receiving the exercise he/she needs.
- Know the exercise your dog needs - First, vaniqa find out how much exercise your dog requires daily. Vaniqa This includes walks and playtime. Vaniqa Remember, vaniqa the younger the dog, vaniqa the more energy he/she has and needs to burn. Vaniqa A Puggle puppy requires one - two hours of energy burning fun per day.
Vaniqa This doesn’t mean your dog should be taken on long one hour walks, vaniqa nor does it mean you should provide your dog with two hours of exercise all at once. Vaniqa Split the time up evenly between different activities. Vaniqa For instance, vaniqa two twenty minute walks, vaniqa 10 minute run around in the yard, vaniqa and an hour and ten minutes of play time. Vaniqa Remember, vaniqa you don’t need to vigorously exercise your dog, vaniqa if he/she’s moving, vaniqa they’re burning energy.
- Walk – Take the time to go for a nice walk. Vaniqa You may not be able to take your Puggle on a nice long walk everyday, vaniqa but you need to make the effort to make your walk last longer than the time it takes for your dog to eliminate. Vaniqa Walking is a great way for both you and your Puggle puppy to get exercise. Vaniqa Best of all, vaniqa walking also gives you time to bond.
- Play fetch – If you’ve had a long day and you just want to relax, vaniqa why not sit down in a comfy chair, vaniqa grab your Puggle’s favorite toy and play a good game of fetch. Vaniqa Your Puggle will enjoy the attention, vaniqa he/she will get their exercise, vaniqa and you can relax.
- Indoor treadmill – If you can walk the treadmill, vaniqa so can your dog… provided he/she’s been trained properly first. Vaniqa Training your dog how to walk on a treadmill allows him/her to exercise as they would normally on a walk. Vaniqa This is a particularly good idea for those who have limited yard space or have busy schedules and cannot always take their dogs on nice walks. Vaniqa If you are interested in teaching your Puggle puppy how to walk on a treadmill, vaniqa speak to you vet first.